English Pastoralists

Episodes

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01Green and Pleasant Land20120813

Donald Macleod introduces music inspired by English landscapes.

01Green and Pleasant Land20120813

Donald Macleod looks at the lives and works of the English Pastoralist composers. A feeling for landscape and a sense of place was very important to these composers, who often responded directly to the places they knew and loved. In this programme we hear some of the music inspired by English landscapes.

01Green And Pleasant Land20120813

Donald Macleod looks at the lives and works of the English Pastoralist composers. A feeling for landscape and a sense of place was very important to these composers, who often responded directly to the places they knew and loved. In this programme we hear some of the music inspired by English landscapes.

Donald Macleod introduces music inspired by English landscapes.

02First Time in Evening Dress20120814

Donald Macleod considers the part that folk played in the formation of a 'national music'.

02First Time in Evening Dress20120814

Donald Macleod focuses on the work of the English Pastoralist composers. Folk music provided a fertile inspiration to many composers in the first decades of the twentieth century and in this programme Donald Macleod explores the part that this folk music played in the formation of a 'national music'.

02First Time In Evening Dress20120814

Donald Macleod focuses on the work of the English Pastoralist composers. Folk music provided a fertile inspiration to many composers in the first decades of the twentieth century and in this programme Donald Macleod explores the part that this folk music played in the formation of a 'national music'.

Donald Macleod considers the part that folk played in the formation of a 'national music'.

03Not Really Lambkins Frisking20120815

Donald Macleod considers the impact of World War I on the English Pastoralist composers.

03Not Really Lambkins Frisking20120815

The First World War had an abrupt effect on the cultural life of Europe and brought an age to an end - just as the fruits of the English musical renaissance were beginning to mature. In this programme, Donald Macleod looks at the ways in which the Great War impacted upon the English Pastoralist composers.

03Not Really Lambkins Frisking20120815

The First World War had an abrupt effect on the cultural life of Europe and brought an age to an end - just as the fruits of the English musical renaissance were beginning to mature. In this programme, Donald Macleod looks at the ways in which the Great War impacted upon the English Pastoralist composers.

Donald Macleod considers the impact of World War I on the English Pastoralist composers.

04Zapped with a Powerful Charge20120816

Donald Macleod focuses on the English Pastoralists' fascination for myth and mysticism.

04Zapped with a Powerful Charge20120816

Donald Macleod looks at the interest in all things mystical and mythical amongst the disparate composers of the English Pastoral school.

04Zapped With A Powerful Charge20120816

Donald Macleod looks at the interest in all things mystical and mythical amongst the disparate composers of the English Pastoral school.

Donald Macleod focuses on the English Pastoralists' fascination for myth and mysticism.

05 LASTSomething Old or Something Very New20120817

Donald Macleod discusses the revival of interest in the music of the Tudor period.

05 LASTSomething Old or Something Very New20120817

The composers of the English Pastoral school found great inspiration in their rediscovery of music from the 16th and 17th centuries. A renewed interest in virginal music and the madrigal, for instance, revolutionised perceptions about the history of English music. Donald Macleod discusses this revival of interest in the music of the Tudor period and how it shaped the music of the English Pastoralists.

05 LASTSomething Old Or Something Very New20120817

The composers of the English Pastoral school found great inspiration in their rediscovery of music from the 16th and 17th centuries. A renewed interest in virginal music and the madrigal, for instance, revolutionised perceptions about the history of English music. Donald Macleod discusses this revival of interest in the music of the Tudor period and how it shaped the music of the English Pastoralists.

Donald Macleod discusses the revival of interest in the music of the Tudor period.